Extraordinary St. Louis Photographer

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Relaxed at home

After years of coming to the studio and parks in our area we thought it would be a great idea to go to Aiden and Noah’s house. We are always willin…

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Maggie and Ben

It has been great getting to know Maggie and Ben over the past year and a half. We met mom and dad when we did wedding photos. They remembered our …

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at the chapel

Mary and Kendall

Mary came into the studio ready to work with us for her wedding day. She had been planning many things all at one, with her fiancé, Kendall, away a…

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Baby Clayton

Always, Always exciting to get a call from a past wedding couple that have expanded their family. They have welcomed a baby into their lives and wa…

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engagement photos

Sara and Kevin

Kevin called the office about a month ago saying he was getting married and wanted to set up a time to bring his fiancé Sara in to talk with us. He…

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tickles

Will Travel

Kellie has been so loyal to us over the years. After her wedding she started bringing in her first baby for newborn photos to join the birthday clu…

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little man growing up

Ayden and family

It seems like it has been a long time since Tyler and I had talked about setting up and appointment for Ayden’s birthday club photos. I think it’s …

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husband gift

Daniel and Jessie

Jessie and Daniel kept their wedding close to home just like their Engagement Session It was great for us to travel to them again for the wedding b…

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Ashley and Chris

Engagement sessions are a great way to get to know you. We enjoy spending time with you learning about how you interact with each other, what makes…

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clayton park

Julie and Dave

Julie and David found us through friends, we were excited when they called to sit down and talk about their wedding plans. The timing of their day …

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Summer Photo Tips

What do you do about the heat when your child has a summer birthday and you want to get photos taken. We would not suggest skipping it because phot…

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heart of love

Max and Jamie

A neighborhood wedding is so much fun because we know so many people! It is great to see everyone come together in celebration for a couple they ha…

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happy family

Welcome to St. Louis

We would like to welcome you to St. Louis! Megan and her family just recently moved to St. Louis. She contacted us because her husband needed a pho…

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hugs and laugs

Princess Devin

Getting a session in before rain is always a joy, or maybe working through the rain while it is happening during the session. Either way when we ge…

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Baby Clare

Jennifer got our name from her sister-in-law who has been using our services since her wedding. She is always telling people she knows about our bi…

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Amy and Mike

Amy and Mike heard of our studio from another family member that used us years ago. They were so pleased with the service and quality that they sti…

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Katie and Travis

Engagement photos are a very important part of your wedding planning! Not only do they give you a chance to work with your photographer before you…

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baby photos

Newborn Sara

Newborn photos are important and many people are tempted to go with the least expensive photographer they can find because they only want a few pic…

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little baby

Collette

What goes around comes around is one way to describe the nature of our clients. To put it more simply I would say repeat customers. You could even …

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great gazebo

Kaitlin and Josh

Josh and Kaitlin met us at a wedding show. We had a connection which brought them into the office for a more personal meeting. We talked about all …

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Family Photos

Mary has wanted a family photo including everyone for as long as she can remember. With family out of town and new grandkids adding up the stars ju…

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studio photos

Growing Liam

Kids love to play pretend, we encourage that during our sessions. If they have a favorite toy, costume or item that they want to bring along go for…

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all in pink

Welcome Genevieve

Just a few short weeks ago I did a pregnancy session for Taylor.

We knew her baby girl would be here soon but wanted to wait until she arrived …

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College Seniors

It’s not something people always remember, but taking senior photos is not just for high school graduates! Your college graduation is a very excit…

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cardinals fans

Liz and Zach

St. Louis weather is just so unpredictable. I wish that we were able to pinpoint the perfect days and use them to photograph outside. When you’re p…

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natural light

Growing Fast

Babies just grow so very fast and I am lucky enough to see them often and watch them change. Catherine had a newborn session just a short 7 months …

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super family

Super Family

Jim contacted us because he wanted to give his wife the best mother’s day gift he could think of getting. A family session with him and their three…

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at the park

Chugging Along

This is the second time we have had the opportunity to photograph Anders and his family. We hope this continues because they are all so great to wo…

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faust park

The perfect win!

Erica was lucky enough to win a gift certificate from a local trivia night. We love to donate to the local events and then meet new families that l…

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Baby on board

Everyone has a chosen career, something they are good at – love to do. Photography has been my passion since a very young age. Growing up my friend…

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Lisa and Josh

The weather forecasted a day of rain and clouds for Lisa and Josh.
So far, so good, as we arrived at the MAGNOLIA salon on the morning of the wedd…

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Amanda and Paul

We have been looking forward to the wedding of Amanda and Paul for awhile because the engagement session was so much fun. Also because we knew that…

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Senior Photos

40 years….yes we have been in business for 40 years! Many things have changed in those years just in the technical aspect of our daily lives– color…

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Sarah and Steven

One day in January I got an email from Tammy saying her niece was getting married. The photographer she had used in the past was no longer doing we…

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Growing Fast

It is amazing to watch the kids grow up and Brendan will be no exception. We met him when he was only a few days old for his newborn session. Caitl…

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forest park

Something for mom

We have said it before but it’s always worth mentioning again…don’t ever miss the moments! Lacy called us hoping to come in right away for a sessio…

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lambs in studio

Spring Photos

The past few weeks we have been busy with our spring sessions. We are always excited for this time of year because it add an extra element of fun t…

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cape girardeau

Jessie and Daniel

For a photographer there’s nothing more fun than getting to go to a new location for photos! While St. Louis has many wonderful spots to go to, s…

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tower grove park

A special gift

Lindsay received a gift certificate from a local school auction. We donate to area schools to help them raise money. This also gives us a chance to…

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engagement photographer

Kelly and Bobby

We met Kelly back in 2012 when her cousin Stephanie got married and she was a bridesmaid. We had such a great time with the whole wedding party and…

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on the go

Alice in the wind

What do you do when you are in town visiting family…have a family portrait taken by Ravetta’s of course! When Dan was in visiting last year his mom…

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newborn photographer

Baby Bella

Investing in a newborn photographer is something that you should decide on after you do some research and find someone that fits with what you are …

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a new star

Baby Benton

Once again we have been blessed to work with one of our wedding couples as they have started growing their family. Ariel and Joel welcomed Benton a…

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Portrait Photography

When searching for a photographer there are a few questions you should ask. We wanted to answer them for you:
Can I see some of your recent work?

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wedding photos

Suzette and Gene

Suzette called about a month before her wedding event. She wanted to capture the moments and having worked with us in the past she knew exactly who…

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birthday club

Kate is One!

When your baby turns one they are no longer a baby, they are now a toddler and soon going to be a considered a kid. Growing up is something that ha…

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newborn photos

Baby Isaac

Finding the right newborn photographer can be a challenge. This market is saturated with photographers, so how do you make a decision? Well one opt…

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newborn

Baby Charlie

Photographing a newborn session is a special event and we are honored when we get a call to be a part of these moments. Choosing who will photograp…

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location photos

Baby Grayson

When a new baby arrives we are happy to get the call to schedule a newborn session. It is even more exciting when it is a couple we worked with for…

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newborn photo

Baby Taylor

When setting up a newborn session it is best to have it done within the first 10 days if possible. We suggest for parents to call prior to the arri…

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st louis engagement

Will and Stacy

I truly love photographing a surprise engagement. We are contacted by the groom to be and he wants to set up a way to photograph the moment he asks…

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location photographer

Family Session

Kevin stopped in our office one day saying his wife Marleen put him in charge of finding a photographer to take a family photo while everyone was t…

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lafayette park

Melanie and Chris

Time and time again we say that we create relationships with our clients. We met Melanie when she was in high school. She attended a school that we…

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ice skating

Katie and Adam

One of the best parts of being a photographer is getting to work outside as much as we do. We don’t get the opportunity to do that as often in the…

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city garden

Daniel and Verka

Daniel contacted us to photograph a special event, it was a last minute event but we are always happy to help if we are available. He had a perfect…

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brothers

Best Friends – Brothers

We really can’t speak enough about the loyalty of our clients and the friendships that are created. Customers that have worked with us for wedding …

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Birthday Buddies

Each year we are happy to see birthday club kids come back for their yearly photos, Brendon and Robyn are no exception. The birthday club starts wh…

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Amanda and David

Loyalty is a strong feeling of support. We are very loyal to our customers by being available when needed, responding quickly to messages and above…

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happy couple

Lacey and Brenden

Lacey wanted to keep the wedding planning simple. She knew she had found the man for her, Brenden, and it didn’t matter where they got married. The…

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forest park

Max and Jamie

We have mentioned it before but must mention again how grateful we are for almost 40 years of business. This now means that we are photographing a …

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and then two

Lisa and Josh

We are always glad to have previous customers return for more photos with us! Often it is when something new and exciting is happening in their li…

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Meet me in St. Louis

Debbie and her family are from out of town. They decided that St. Louis was in the middle of the family’s current locations so they planned on meet…

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st louis park

Chilly Engagement

One day I am outside doing an engagement session in 80 degree weather and then the next day it is 40 degrees and windy! I wouldn’t expect anything …

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location

Lynn and Doug

Lynn and Doug were looking for some unique ideas when searching for a photographer. We talked about all the locations we could go in Belleville and…

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photographer st charles

Julie and Dave

During a wedding last spring we met Julie, she was part of the wedding party. After working with us she knew exactly where to go for her wedding ph…

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castlewood park

Danielle and Dane

One wonderful aspect of photographing weddings is getting the opportunity to work with the same family multiple times! Last summer we photographed…

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Lauren and Rob

We were very excited to receive a call from Lauren that she needed a wedding photographer! Her dad and Lou have been friends for a long time, so wh…

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Kelsey and Bryan

When talking to Kelsey about her wedding she mention a few unique ideas that she wanted to make sure we captured because they were important to her…

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love

Nicole and Chris

Nicole and Chris came to us not only in search of a wedding photographer but also other vendors that could help make their day special. They decide…

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best friends

Don’t miss the mini’s

Kelly and Steve heard about us because we do the school photos for their daughters. Their oldest is also in the same class as my son. They had a bi…

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st louis photos

Fabulous Fall Weather

As a member of the birthday club Heather is currently visiting us very often because the club includes 4 sessions during babies first year. We have…

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child photographer

All Smiles!

Here are our two “peas in a pod” and this time they are dressed as Mickey and Minnie for Halloween. They looked so cute in their costumes and were …

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location photography

Family Photo Time

Laurie was fortunate enough to win a gift certificate from one of our donations. It was a perfect reason to get the family together for photos. Hav…

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wedding the hill

Jessica and Justin

A couple that was meant for each other, Jessica and Justin. Jessica came to our studio with her mom and they were carefully selecting a photographe…

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engagement

Amanda and Paul

One day I got a call from Amanda’s mom because she was engaged and mom wanted to see if we were available. We have known the family for years being…

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fall family

Fall Family

This up and down weather has really gotten us crazy this October. We had lots of sessions that were looking for fall leaves at the beginning of the…

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children photography

A family first

We are proud to be asked to donate sessions to various charities and schools in the area. The donation helps the cause and also the family that win…

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Hannah and Curtis

Hannah and Curtis were such a joy to work with from the first time we met them. We did an engagement session about a year ago and they had so many …

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Welcome Catherine

Family is very important and we feel that our clients become part of our family when they give us the opportunity to capture their memories. This f…

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Becca and Luke

This couple and their families are the prime example of true love. Love of life, love of family values… It definitely made the day more relaxing…

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Growing Up

Watching kids grow up is an amazing part of our business. We see families from the time they meet us looking for wedding photographs until…well we …

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Molly and Kyle

Molly and Kyle visited our booth at a wedding show back in January. Those shows can be so overwhelming but we instantly stood out to them and they …

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Jennie and Darin

It was another beautiful day for a wedding!

Jennie and Darin had a very carefree attitude about photography. Prior to the wedding, we were a li…

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Sister

When you think about having your hands full with errands, meal planning, work and cleaning….let’s add a toddler and newborn just to spice life up a…

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Persian Traditions

This was a spectacular day for Maria and Anoosh. The day started with rain and a frantic call from the groom. “What are we going to do?” After w…

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Janna and Dan

We are a part of many different types of weddings. We enjoy photographing the weddings that have morning ceremonies and evening receptions with lot…

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Senior Photo Tips

There are a lot of things to consider when planning for your senior photos. Taking your senior photos is a fun time for you to tell your story! Ra…

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bluffs on broadway

Molly and Stuart

Molly and Stuart came in to visit us and talk about wedding photography only six weeks ago. She knew about our photography service because she was …

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st louis newborn

Baby Clark

Becoming a parent can be stressful but Caitlin does is beautifully. We have been waiting the arrival of Brendan since we photographed Caitlin’s pre…

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Samantha and Ryan

What a beautiful day for a wedding celebration with family! When my cousin-in-law Samantha asked us to photograph her and Ryan’s wedding I was thr…

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2 Year Cutie

We got to the park for a session with Lucas who we have been photographing since he was born. In fact we did his parents wedding and have known mom…

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Big Brother

The last time we saw Aiden he told us he was going to be a big brother. We were very excited for him and the family. Watching mom and dad grow from…

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Sweet Sisters

One year ago we met Elizabeth during her newborn session. We took some photos with her proud big sister and included mom and dad in a few photos. E…

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Eric and Kristin

The story behind Eric and Kristin is one of true fairytales. They attended the same high school, Bishop DuBourg. One day a friend of Kristin’s said…

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Baby Elena

When a new baby arrives it is sometimes hard to get out of the house. Especially if this is the second, third or more! We are more than happy to co…

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baby photos

Mila and Family

When a photography studio has been around as long as Ravetta Photography we start doing photographs of the next generation. Sam had his photo taken…

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family photographer

Happy birthday grandpa!

When you have been in business for almost 40 years you meet lots of people and take countless family photos. I have known Angie for as long as I ca…

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School Photos

Everyone wants to look good in their school photos! After all, these are the photos you will look back on in your yearbook for years to come. We …

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Capture “The Bump”

One day I am working the office as usual and I get a call from Caitlin. We have known her for what seems like forever at this point! Her sister joi…

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Family Forever

We recently had the pleasure of working with Heather and her family in July. While in the office she also set up a session for an extended family p…

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Family fun

Hot, Hot, Hot is about the only word that describes the day we took these family photos. But we can also add Fun, Fun, Fun to describe the family w…

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Grace and her smile

Families love the casual look of interacting with each other and the moments in between the cheesy smiles and posing. When we get a call from someo…

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Gina and Chris

It is always so much fun to photograph a wedding for friends or family! Chris and I have been friends since college, so when he and Gina asked us …

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Cardinal Nation

Getting the extended family together for a family portrait can be a stressful thing to do. We would like to make that as easy as possible. We are m…

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classic baby

Glamorous Katherine

Heather called because she was familiar with our work at a local school. She had a recent addition to her family and wanted to update the family ph…

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Sarah and Thomas

Rain, Rain, go away…exactly what Sarah and Thomas were thinking on their wedding day. However for such a rainy day these two were happy to be getti…

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9 Month Frankie

We are so happy the Kim and Frank have been bringing in Frankie for photos as part of the birthday club. We can’t help but plan ahead and talk abou…

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